To accommodate as many people as possible for the social, we will be doing the one hour session from 7-8pm.

We need to arrive at RedKangaroo for 6:30pm. There is free parking at the site ( or you can join us in taking the 1758 Purple 17 bus from Cemetery Junction. We will be outside Palmer at 5:15pm and will leave at 5:30pm latest to catch the bus if you would like to meet there.

Reminder that it will cost, excluding travel, £11.56 if you bring your campus card/NUS card and £13.95 if you don't.

Any questions, please get in touch.


Who are we?

We are the official unit of St John Ambulance based here at the University of Reading. We provide all the training you could need as well as various socials throughout the year! We meet every Tuesday night from 7pm - 9pm in Palmer 105.

As a member of St John Ambulance you can join us on duties such as Royal Ascot and Reading Half-Marathon.

What sort of training will I get?

We provide weekly training sessions run by fully-qualified trainers/first aiders.

Topics include;

  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Burns
  • Radio Communication
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Anaphylaxis

If you choose to complete the 4 day First Aider qualification and join St John Ambulance you will gain access to further training including; SJA at Royal Ascot 2018

  • AFA (Advanced First Aider)
  • Ambulance Driver
  • Advanced Driver
  • 4x4 Driver
  • Event Management
  • Radio Communication

Social Media

Please see the links below for our Facebook group where we regularly post updates and our Instagram page where we upload pictures of the society in action


To obtain membership to the society, you need to purchase the appropriate type below. These prices involve all the free training that you will receive every week and the socials that we run.

Should you want to join St John Ambulance officially, this fee will cover all the training course you take so it is amazing value for money!

Contact Us

If you have any questions or want some further information feel free to email us on, message us on the facebook group or come and find us at the Societies Fayre.


  • St Johns New Student Membership£10.15
  • St Johns Non-student£15.15



  • St Johns - 3 Course Meal£26.05
  • St Johns - 2 Course Meal£21.75


We are not currently running any events through our webpage.


St John Ambulance LINKS - 2020 Committee Elections

Committee Elections for St John Ambulance LINKS 2019-20. These committee roles will run between March 2019 – until the third term 2020.

7 posts are up for election.

Nominations open at 09:00 on Monday 2 March 2020 (in 6 days)

The polls open at 09:00 on Friday 13 March 2020 (in 17 days)

Please log in to see more details.

Committee members

Training Lead


Vice Secretary

Welfare Representative

Equipment Lead



Vice President